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Explore our Short Course Micro-credentials

Our digitally badged short course micro-credentials will provide you with new skills and a deeper understanding in a range of important areas. Each program is carefully crafted to enhance your personal and professional development. Each short course micro-credential is between 20 and 40 hours of deep, rich, learning. Learn more about our programs below.

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  • Health Counselling

    Health concerns are something that will affect every human on the planet in one way or another. It may be simple things like a stomach bug, an injury or more serious conditions requiring hospitalisation and drastic changes in one’s life.

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  • Mindfulness in Therapy

    At its base, mindfulness can be considered a natural human state whereby individuals experience and attend to the present moment. Mindfulness interventions to train individuals how to incorporate this practice into daily life have been around for thousands of years, considered to have been initiated through Buddhist teachings as a way of finding spiritual enlightenment.

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  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioural treatment developed by Dr Marsha M. Linehan in the 1980s, originally designed to treat female patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, and high suicidality.

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  • Creative and Critical Thinking

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn the IDEALS model for creative thinking, including an examination of the roles of problem identification, ideation and critical evaluation. You learn how to look at problems through different lenses, see problems as opportunities for change, identify and escape thinking traps, examine and reimagine solutions, iterate ideas and test theories, and much more.
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  • Working with Mental Health

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn about mental health issues that occur across the lifespan. You’ll learn conceptually about mental health, understanding supports and interventions, working positively with people with mental health issues, identifying and responding to risk, and more.
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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn about the hugely popular modern behavioural therapy, Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). ACT aims to help people live a rewarding and meaningful life while accepting the presence of unwanted and often unpleasant thoughts, emotions, memories, urges and sensations that inevitably occur.
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  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn the highly desired workplace skill of Emotional Intelligence (EI). EI is the ability to monitor your own emotions as well as those of others. By developing your EI, you’ll be able to better understand others, including what motivates others, work more cooperatively with them, and better negotiate with others.
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  • Working with Adolescents

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn effective ways to work with teens as they transition through this dynamic period of their lives. You’ll learn how to help them navigate social media and online communities; peer pressure and bullying; use of alcohol and drugs; risky behaviours; romantic relationships, trauma, and more. You’ll also learn to use the public health model when using a harm minimisation approach in these areas.
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  • Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to support employee wellbeing, gain an understanding of factors that can negatively impact on the psychological health of workers, and learn strategies to support the ongoing mental wellbeing and address psychological concerns if and when they arise.
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  • Diverse Genders and Sexualities

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to work effectively with LGBTIQ+ clients. You’ll learn about the specific challenges and areas of risk faced by the LGBTIQ+ population, including depression and suicide. You’ll review the benefits and limitations different therapeutic approaches can have when working with a client from the LGBTIQ+ community. And you’ll work through five case studies.
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  • Working with Children

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to work effectively with children as your client, which is uniquely rewarding and challenging. You’ll gain awareness of their developmental stages, including examining attachment styles and how to develop a child-centric approach to practice. You’ll learn how to work with other stakeholders, such as parents, caregivers, schools, etc. And you’ll learn to work with trauma and various health conditions (illness, disability, ASD, ADHD, learning difficulties, anxiety, etc).
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  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioural treatment developed by Dr Marsha M. Linehan in the 1980s, originally designed to treat female patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, and high suicidality.

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Cover Image
  • Working with Mental Health

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn about mental health issues that occur across the lifespan. You’ll learn conceptually about mental health, understanding supports and interventions, working positively with people with mental health issues, identifying and responding to risk, and more.
    Working with Mental Health Cover Image
  • Mindfulness in Therapy

    At its base, mindfulness can be considered a natural human state whereby individuals experience and attend to the present moment. Mindfulness interventions to train individuals how to incorporate this practice into daily life have been around for thousands of years, considered to have been initiated through Buddhist teachings as a way of finding spiritual enlightenment.

    Mindfulness in Therapy Cover Image
  • Health Counselling

    Health concerns are something that will affect every human on the planet in one way or another. It may be simple things like a stomach bug, an injury or more serious conditions requiring hospitalisation and drastic changes in one’s life.

    Health Counselling Cover Image
  • Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to support employee wellbeing, gain an understanding of factors that can negatively impact on the psychological health of workers, and learn strategies to support the ongoing mental wellbeing and address psychological concerns if and when they arise.
    Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace Cover Image
  • Diverse Genders and Sexualities

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to work effectively with LGBTIQ+ clients. You’ll learn about the specific challenges and areas of risk faced by the LGBTIQ+ population, including depression and suicide. You’ll review the benefits and limitations different therapeutic approaches can have when working with a client from the LGBTIQ+ community. And you’ll work through five case studies.
    Diverse Genders and Sexualities Cover Image
  • Working with Children

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn how to work effectively with children as your client, which is uniquely rewarding and challenging. You’ll gain awareness of their developmental stages, including examining attachment styles and how to develop a child-centric approach to practice. You’ll learn how to work with other stakeholders, such as parents, caregivers, schools, etc. And you’ll learn to work with trauma and various health conditions (illness, disability, ASD, ADHD, learning difficulties, anxiety, etc).
    Working with Children Cover Image
  • Creative and Critical Thinking

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn the IDEALS model for creative thinking, including an examination of the roles of problem identification, ideation and critical evaluation. You learn how to look at problems through different lenses, see problems as opportunities for change, identify and escape thinking traps, examine and reimagine solutions, iterate ideas and test theories, and much more.
    Creative and Critical Thinking Cover Image
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn about the hugely popular modern behavioural therapy, Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). ACT aims to help people live a rewarding and meaningful life while accepting the presence of unwanted and often unpleasant thoughts, emotions, memories, urges and sensations that inevitably occur.
    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Cover Image
  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn the highly desired workplace skill of Emotional Intelligence (EI). EI is the ability to monitor your own emotions as well as those of others. By developing your EI, you’ll be able to better understand others, including what motivates others, work more cooperatively with them, and better negotiate with others.
    Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Cover Image
  • Working with Adolescents

    In this micro-credential you’ll learn effective ways to work with teens as they transition through this dynamic period of their lives. You’ll learn how to help them navigate social media and online communities; peer pressure and bullying; use of alcohol and drugs; risky behaviours; romantic relationships, trauma, and more. You’ll also learn to use the public health model when using a harm minimisation approach in these areas.
    Working with Adolescents Cover Image